Post landing

landing

[lan-ding]
noun
1.
the act of a person or thing that lands: The pilot brought his plane in for a landing.
2.
a place where persons or goods are landed, as from a ship: The boat moored at the landing.
3.
Architecture.
a.
a platform between flights of stairs.
b.
the floor at the head or foot of a flight of stairs.
4.
Shipbuilding.
a.
the overlap of two plates or planks, as in a clinker-built shell.
b.
the distance between the center of a rivet hole and the edge of the plate or shape into which it is cut.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English; see land, -ing1

postlanding, adjective
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landing (ˈlændɪŋ)
 
n
1.  a.  the act of coming to land, esp after a flight or sea voyage
 b.  (as modifier): landing place
2.  a place of disembarkation
3.  the floor area at the top of a flight of stairs or between two flights of stairs

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landing
c.1600, place for boats; of stairs, first attested 1789; from land (v.1).
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